Julie Hernandez, IPOC member and Shellmound Peace Walker is interviewed by Jacob Sheynin about her experiences on the 4-5 Peace Walks that have taken place over the past few years. Topics: indigenous, IPOC, shellmounds, native american, peace
Jay Rosenblatt is an internationally recognized artist who has been working as an independent filmmaker since 1980 and has completed over twenty-five films. His work explores our emotional and psychological cores. They are personal in their content yet universal in their appeal. His films have received over 100 awards and have screened throughout the world. A selection of his films had theatrical runs at the Film Forum in New York and at theaters around the country. His most recent films... Topics: Filmmaker, award winner, San Francisco
Jerry Mander describes being an advertising guy in the mid-1960s,hired to help promote the legendary comedic truope The Committee. While working in North Beach Mander rented a small apartment above City Lights Books and tells how he saw Lenny Bruce fall out of a window across the street. Topics: Jerry Mander, Lenny Bruce, The Committee, 1960s, comedy, City Lights, Purple Onion
John Knox, Executive Director of the Earth Island Institute in Berkeley, has been a resident of Noe Valley since the early 1970s. Here he describes some early community activism he was involved in and some of the old-timers he ran up against, as well as a funny anecdote about an awards ceremony with Mayor Moscone in City Hall. Topics: Noe Valley, neighborhood association, community organizing, solar homes, 1970s solar energy,...
John Ross - Marxist. Maoist, Journalist, Revolutionary: One of the leaders of the Progressive Labor Party in San Francisco. He was involved in progressive movement in the 1960's and 70's. Was instrumental in rent strikes and the Tenants' Union for the betterment of urban housing in San Francisco. Topics: Marxist, Journalist, Progressive, Labor, Housing
Revolutionary and journalist John Ross describes the efforts of Mission Rebels and militants of the Progressive Labor Party to blockade the Mission Armory in solidarity with the uprising in Hunter's Point. Topics: Hunter's Point riot, 1966, Armory, Mission Rebels, Progressive Labor Party